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Subject: Re: Preinfalk, Halfpenny, Goldworthy and Cutforth
Author: Jim Young   (guest)
Date: March 20, 2009 at 12:59:18 PM
Reply to: Re: Preinfalk, Halfpenny, Goldworthy and Cutforth by Marc
Halfpenny is sometimes used in Ireland as an English language version of Ó hAilpín, more often englished as Halpin.
I believe Cutforth is also likely to be from a place name, perhaps Cudworth, the name of several English villages. Alternatively it might derive from Cusworth,Doncaster,Yorkshire, which was originally something like Cudsworth. There is also a Cufforth House in the Leeds area, but that may take its name from a family.
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